Harvest Moon Campout

Friday, October 2, 2020 11:00am-
Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:00am

Pleasant Hill Lake Park Activity Schedule for Oct. 2nd & 3rd



We appreciate your patience and understanding with this new program experience!

Due to COVID-19, we are offering a modified activity schedule. We will utilize virtual options when appropriate and we will offer face-to-face programs when allowed by state guidelines. Please make sure to follow instructions below for registration, as many restrictions apply.

 Sign up for an activity listed below by visiting the Welcome Center /Registration Desk.

Friday, Oct 2nd

6pm-9pm          Welcome Center OPEN (Self-Directed Activity) Sign up for the BB Gun & Hikes for this weekend. Stop by the welcome center and view the 6-minute video of the 80-year history of the park. View the History Corner display in the Welcome Center and learn about the early years of the park’s history. Talk with our Naturalist staff about activities and take & make craft packets we have planned for this Harvest Moon weekend.

7:30-8:30pm    Moonlight Hike- (Sign-up Required) Relaxing hike under the light of the Harvest Moon. Park Naturalist will lead the hike to discover nature at night. Sign up for hike at the welcome center limited to 9 people, masks recommended.

 Saturday, Oct 3rd

9am-11am        Fall Harvest Family Craft Packets-(take & make) pick up your FREE craft kit. We have a variety of seasonal themed designs to choose with easy to follow directions. When craft is completed post a picture of your project on Facebook & Instagram with hashtag #PHcraft and Limited number of craft kits, first come first serve. See naturalist at welcome center area for kit and details. All ages welcome.


11am-1pm        BB Gun Range OPEN- (Sign-up Required) Must sign up for time slot & sign wavier at Welcome center Friday night or Saturday morning. Try your skill at shooting at 3D, spinner & paper targets. Ages 5+ Beginners welcome. Meet at Shelter House #2. Wear yellow waiver wrist band to program.

 2pm-3pm          Harvest Hike- (Sign up Required) Join Park Naturalist to explore the world of nature during the fall while nature prepares for winter season. Limited to 9 persons mask recommended.

5:30-6:30pm    LIVE Birds of Prey - Ohio Bird Sanctuary will be bringing live birds for a up close and personal program on their life histories and                                  interesting facts. Masks recommended and social distancing required. 

6:30-7:30pm   Campfire Smore’s Kits-(self-directed) Stop by the welcome center and pick up your FREE Smore Snack Kit. Campfire provide outside the welcome center to toast your marshmallow here or take back at your campsite. Masks recommended and social distancing required around the campfire area.



NOTE: Schedule subject to change without notice. Contact us in advance for updates and event details

Text PHEVENTS to 888777 for updates throughout the year

 The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) prioritizes the safety and health of our community: the visitors we serve, our employees, volunteers, and neighbors. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are committed to aligning operations with the orders/ recommendations of national, state, and local public health experts.

 We have taken enhanced health and safety measures and you must follow all posted instructions while visiting MWCD facilities.

 An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

 By visiting MWCD Facilities and programs, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-1

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